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WMATA Board Discusses Proposed Service Cuts to Most Metro Lines

What’s better: A more crowded commute that’s consistent, or a less crowded trip that’s unpredictable? That is the question that will be put to Metro riders in coming months.


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Metro Red Line to Switch to Automatic Mode

Metro’s Red Line will return to automatic train operation on Monday, The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Thursday.


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Metro Posts Safety Videos to Prepare Riders for Emergencies

Nearly three months after the fatal smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station, Metro is releasing new safety preparedness videos to show riders what to do in case of an emergency.


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Metro Running on Saturday Schedule for Presidents Day

Metro trains are operating on a Saturday schedule for the Presidents Day holiday.


Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Officials to Conduct Safety Inspection of D.C. Metro

Federal authorities say they will conduct a safety inspection of Washington’s subway system following a fatal accident last month.


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Metro on Alert After Increase in Indecent Exposure Cases

A recent increase in men exposing themselves on the Metro is causing concern among public transportation officials.


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Metro Crime Rate Lowest in Five Years

Metro Transit Police announced Monday that serious crime on Metrobus and Metrorail has dropped to a five-year low for the first half of 2014.


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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.


Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a Metro subway train collision in Washington, DC, June 22, 2009. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Officials Break Ground on Metro Memorial

District of Columbia officials broke ground Sunday on a memorial for nine people who were killed in a 2009 Metrorail crash.



Metro: Date of Silver Line Opening Coming Soon

The general manager of Washington’s Metrorail subway system says he hopes to announce next week the long-awaited start date for Silver Line service in northern Virginia.